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Daily Bible Verse

“My people have committed two sins: They have forsaken me, the spring of living water, and have dug their own cisterns, broken cisterns that cannot hold water.” Jeremiah 2:13 (Read all of Jeremiah 2) New International Version

Senior Citizen golf

Beverly is 90 years old. She’s played golf every day since her retirement 25 years ago. One day she arrives home looking sad. “That’s it,”she tells her husband. “I’m giving up golf. My eyesight has become so bad that once I hit the ball I can’t see where it went.”

Chaffetz-Gosar-Farenthold Fast and Furious Accountability Amendment Passes House as Part of CJS Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, DC – Ensuring that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is truthful and forthright with ongoing Congressional investigations into Operation Fast and Furious, today the House of Representatives attached the Fast and Furious Accountability Amendment to the FY2013 Commerce-Justice-Science Appropriations Act. The amendment passed by a vote of 381 to 41. Sponsored by Reps. Jason Chaffetz (UT-03), Paul Gosar (AZ-01), and Blake Farenthold (TX-27), with strong support from Rep. Trey Gowdy (SC-04) and endorsed by the NRA, the amendment would prohibit DOJ from spending any money to cover up or conceal factual events, making materially false statements, or crafting documents that contain fictitious of fraudulent information.

CONGRESSMAN RUBÉN HINOJOSA VOTES TO REAUTHORIZE EXPORT-IMPORT BANK, KEEP 290,000 AMERICAN MANUFACTURING JOBS

Congressman Rubén Hinojosa voted to pass the Securing American Jobs Through Exports Act (H.R. 2072) today, a bill which he cosponsored and urged support for on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives today. The bill, which passed the House this afternoon, will increase the lending limit for the Export-Import Bank to $120 billion immediately, $130 billion in 2013 and to $140 billion by the end of the 2014 fiscal year.

Harlingen police department news briefs 5-8-12

A man and a woman arrested and charged for burglary of an abandoned building to steak copper wiring; A 29 year old man arrested and charged for the theft of pipe benders; A 59 year old man arrested and charged his third or more felony DWI; A 22 year old man arrested and charged for disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and possession of marihuana; A 21 year old woman was arrested and charged for public intoxication and possession of prohibited substances in a correctional facilty.

Click the web site links below to view the Harlingen police department reports.

BURGLARY OF A BUSINESS

The Weslaco Police Department needs your help to catch a burglar who broke into a store located in the downtown business district. Officers responded to an alarm at the Western Auto store and discovered the glass to the front door was shattered.

UPDATE: SUSPECTS IDENTIFIED

Weslaco Police need your help to locate a man and woman who allegedly used a victim’s credit card and identity fraudulently. It started with a vehicle that was burglarized at the Ultimate Fitness Center gym on April 16th. The suspects obtained victim’s purse, containing credit cards, bank account info, and her I.D. card. The suspects then used the victim’s credit cards and I.D. to withdraw funds from her bank account.

McAllen to Host First Mexican Investors Summit May 16 at the McAllen Convention Center

Mexican nationals interested in starting or owning their own business in the U.S. can attend McAllen’s first Mexican Investors Summit, from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, at the McAllen Convention Center, Wednesday, May 16, 2012.

The Harlingen municipal court dismisses assault complaint against Chuck Lee

After the idiot hillbilly (The Kori Marra Impersonator) filed a 13 page brief claiming.
The city of Harlingen, Juan Ortega, Tony Chapa and many others conspired against him because he had filed a law suit against the city of Harlingen.

THUNDER TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY

McAllen, Texas—-McAllen Thunder individual game tickets will go on sale Friday at 10 a.m.

CUELLAR HELPS PASS EX-IM BANK REAUTHORIZATION SUPPORTING U.S. JOBS THROUGH EXPORTS

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-Laredo) helped pass HR 2072, the Securing American Jobs through Exports Act of 2011. This bipartisan legislation reauthorizes the Export-Import Bank’s charter, which is set to expire May 31, 2012. The bill also extends the Export-Import Bank’s authority to help financing for American exporters and raises the Bank’s lending limit to $140 billion by 2014. HR 2072 passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 330-93.

Accuweather.com Radar

Continued thunderstorms threatening the Valley. Click the web site link below to view the weather radar.

Petition filed to remove Armando Villalobos as Cameron County District Attorney

The complaint was filed by District 34 Congressional candidate Juan Angel Guerra.
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ROADRUNNERS ANNOUNCE SALE OF SINGLE GAME TICKETS

EDINBURG, Texas— Edinburg Roadrunners’ individual game tickets will go on sale Friday at 10 a.m.

Federal Government Unable to Deal with Surge of Minors

Over the first six months of the federal fiscal year, more than 5,200 unaccompanied minors crossed the border illegally into the United States. That figure represents a surge of more 90 percent over the same period last year, with more than 1,300 children arriving in March alone. Most of them, 80 percent in fact, are coming in through Texas.

Several Area Men Arrested in Cocaine and Money Laundering Conspiracy

McALLEN, Texas – A total of seven men have been taken into custody on charges related to conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute cocaine and conspiracy to commit money laundering and money laundering, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today. The sealed 11-count indictment, returned April 24, 2012, was unsealed following the arrests of Jose Felix Morales, 33, Guadalupe Gonzalez, 54, and Hugo Lopez, 34, all of Mission, Texas; Ricardo Roman-Gomez, 47, of McAllen, Texas; Jose Torres-Araguz, 32, of Pharr, Texas; and Omar Montoya, 46, and Federico Carrillo-Vigil, 41, both of Hidalgo, Texas.

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